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Dallas — AT&T’s Blackberry Z10 presale begins tomorrow, preceding the official launch date of March 22, at a price of $199.
The presale will include a two-year agreement. The smartphone will be generally available for all customers, including corporate customers or those receiving a corporate discount, through all AT&T channels on March 22, the carrier said.
The BlackBerry Z10 is the first smartphone to launch with the redesigned, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry 10 platform.
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Waterloo, Ontario – Sales of the BlackBerry Z10, the first phone equipped with the BlackBerry 10 OS, are strong and outpacing launch sales of any previous BlackBerry phone, the company said.
“In Canada, yesterday was the best day ever for the first day of a launch of a new BlackBerry smartphone,” said president/CEO Thorsten Heins. He said first-day sales were 50 percent higher than the first-day sales of any other BlackBerry phone in BlackBerry’s history in Canada.
New York — BlackBerry president/CEO Thorsten Heins not only introduced the first two BlackBerry 10 phones at today’s BlackBerry launch event, but he introduced Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Alicia Keys as the company’s first global creative director.
Keys will use her “vast network of relationships in the entertainment, social media and business communities to help shape our brand and grow our business," said president/CEO Thorsten Heins.
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New York — Within hours of the introduction of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, Case-Mate rolled out a line of Built For BlackBerry-certified cases for the device.
The Case-Mate Crafted Woods collection was inspired by vintage automotive interiors, the company said, combining natural wood materials with polished brushed-aluminum accents.
New York — The maker of BlackBerry smartphones pinned its survival on today’s global launch of its first two BlackBerry 10 OS smartphones.
However, the company faces major headwinds in its make-or-break effort to survive even though the company narrowed the quality gap with competing smartphones, analysts said.
New York — Amid its introduction of several new products today, Research In Motion officially changed its name to BlackBerry.
The name change is part of the company’s attempt to reinvent itself and present a unified marketing front, said CEO Thorsten Heins.
Waterloo, Ontario – RIM will integrate ooVoo’s HD videochat app into the BlackBerry 10 devices that RIM is launching, the companies announced.
The ooVoo app, due on the BlackBerry World storefront later this year, will integrate into the basic calling functionality in BlackBerry 10 devices, making it possible to shift from a standard voice call to an ooVoo video call, the companies said. Video chats are free.
Waterloo, Ontario – Research In Motion will launch its BlackBerry 10 OS and first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones on Jan. 30, the company announced.
Details of the long-awaited smartphones and their availability will be announced at simultaneous events around the work that day.
BlackBerry 10 smartphones have entered more than 50 carrier labs for network-compatibility testing, and more carriers are expected to begin testing in the coming weeks, the company added.